Orange Bay Beach East

This quiet beach is gorgeous, with lush foliage, rocky terrain on the small capes that border the bay and ultra fine white sand.

Located in Orange Bay, Orange Bay Beach East is on the East coast of Jamaica. You might think about stopping by whether or not you are staying in the immediate vicinity. Orange Bay Beach East is somewhat unique because it's a generally active beach, but it's not usually over-crowded. If you'd rather socialize than take a nap on a completely empty beach, but don't want to fight for a spot on the sand, this beach might be the perfect spot to spend a few hours.

How to Access The Beach

An access road will bring you north to this beach from West Street.

Amenities and Ambiance

Unfortunately, you won't find any public restrooms along this coastline, so those of you traveling with small children may want to consider another spot. The water in the area is fit for snorkeling, so grab your equipment if you're hoping to see what lies beneath the surface.

Orange Bay Beach East brings guests a quiet and serene getaway, especially since the surrounding region is free of city-life and traffic.

What's Nearby

Attractions

Visitors will find this beach on Jamaica's East coast. It is near Folly Lighthouse, which is a quick cab ride's distance, and it is among the attractions in the region.

If you want to learn more about the history of Jamaica, you won't have to look hard to find sites boasting the colorful history of the nation. One of the nearest historical attractions is Folly Ruins, which is three and a half miles to the east-southeast.

Beaches are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's plenty else to see during your stay. The following table includes the closest attractions.

Activities and Attractions Near Orange Bay Beach East
Attraction Type Distance Direction Island
Folly Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.1 ESE Jamaica
Folly Ruins Historical Site 3.4 ESE Jamaica
Sun Coast Adventure Park Amusement/Theme Park 22.0 SSW Jamaica
Constant Spring Golf Club Golf Course 22.5 WSW Jamaica
Bull Bay Football Club Spectator Teams and Clubs 22.5 SW Jamaica

Cities and Towns

Orange Bay Beach East is very close to Port Antonio, so touring the city could be a fun side-trip after visiting the beach. Nearby, you'll find the city of Port Antonio, which is an area with plenty to do, but yet isn't overcrowded. From the beach, Port Antonio is just up the road, maybe three miles (four and a half kilometers).

Hotels

The number of other vacationers sharing this coastline can vary widely, depending on everything from the time of day to how many of the nearby hotel rooms have been booked. The area does not have very many large hotels, but it can appeal to visitors staying at smaller lodgings in the area.

You'll find a decent amount of lodgings a car ride away. A list of the closest options have been displayed in the following table.

Accommodations near Orange Bay Beach East
Hotel Distance Direction Type
By the Sea 1.1 mi. W B & B
Paradise Inn Resort -- -- Resort
San San Tropez 2.1 mi. SE Hotel
Demontevin Lodge Hotel 2.9 mi. SE Hotel
Jamaica Heights Resort -- -- Cottages
Mango Ridge Guest Cottages 3.2 mi. SE Cottages
Hotel Tim Bamboo 3.5 mi. SE Hotel
Jamaica Palace Hotel 5.1 mi. ESE Hotel
Mocking Bird Hill 5.5 mi. ESE Lodge
Geejam 5.7 mi. ESE Hotel

Food

If you're feeling hungry for a midday meal, the area near this beach provides some viable options, and you don't have to go far from the shore. Dickie's Best Kept Secret is one of the closest eateries. This restaurant serves delicious Jamaican food. They have become well-known, however, because of their comfort food. You'll have the option of walking or taking a cab as it's only a short distance away.

Nearby restaurants are listed in the following table.

Restaurants near Orange Bay Beach East
Restaurant Name Phone Cuisine Style Distance Direction
Dickie's Best Kept Secret (876) 809-6276 Jamaican Very Casual 1.7 mi. SE
San San Tropez (876) 993-7213 International, Italian Very Casual 2.1 mi. SE
Marybelle's Pub on the Pier (876) 413-9731 Jamaican Very Casual 2.8 mi. SE
Brisc Sports Bar and Grill -- Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Chicken Place Restaurant & Catering Servs The (876) 993-4984 -- -- -- --
D-Tech Computers Internet Cafe (876) 715-4601 -- -- -- --
Green Palm Restaurant (876) 715-4482 -- -- -- --
Juici Patties Port Antonio -- Jamaican Very Casual -- --
Rusalka Restaurant (876) 715-5756 -- -- -- --
Timeout Sports Bar & Grill (876) 537-0869 American Very Casual 2.9 mi. SE
Yosch Cafe -- International Very Casual 2.9 mi. SE
Dekal Internet Cafe & Bistro (876) 297-7566 International Very Casual 3.0 mi. SE

Other Beaches

Jamaica has many beaches, so if Orange Bay Beach East doesn't suit you, you can still find a great spot.

Another location you may want to try is Errol Flynn Marina Beach, which is located only a short distance away.

While the area offers plenty of picturesque views and exciting attractions, Orange Bay Beach East is both a relaxing, sunny hangout and a stunning natural feature.

 

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